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Established Camping

Blackfoot Reservoir Campground

About

Bureau of Land Management

Welcome to the Blackfoot Reservoir! Water stored in Blackfoot Reservoir is used to irrigate lands on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation and other lands in the vicinity of Blackfoot, Idaho. Blackfoot Reservoir is managed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in Fort Hall. Blackfoot Reservoir Campground and 5 campgrounds along the Blackfoot River are managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Both BIA and BLM are agencies in the U.S. Department of the Interior. Blackfoot Reservoir has a very good population of rainbow, cutthroat trout and carp. Its islands are home to pelicans, cormorants and gulls. Its waters are used by waterfowl, water birds and shorebirds. Blackfoot Reservoir covers 18,000 surface acres when full, the second largest reservoir in southeastern Idaho. The main dam was built 55 feet high above the streambed. Blackfoot Reservoir has a usable storage capacity of 413,000 acre-feet at a design maximum water surface elevation of 6124’. This BLM managed site has developed campgrounds with fishing, camping, picnicking, boating, swimming, and hunting opportunities. Further site information, as well as, rules and regulations are posted at the site. Facilities: This site is equipped with a boat ramp, camp sites, picnic tables, fire rings, vault toilets, accessible fishing trail, parking lots, drinking water, electrical hook-ups, and dump station. Camping: 16 developed camp sites, 6 developed day-use sites—with one large group site, 12 semi-developed camp sites. At this time, there is not a reservation system in place for the campsites. Campsites are on a first come first serve basis. Campground Fees: $10.00 per vehicle/per night in the developed camping area--additional vehicles in camp site are $5.00 per vehicle/per night, $5.00 per vehicle/ per night in the semi-developed camping area. Use of electricity is an additional charge of $5.00 per night. Day Use Fees: $5.00 per vehicle/per day. Seasonal passes for $50.00 available.

Fee Info

Campground Fees: $10.00 per vehicle/per night in the developed camping area--additional vehicles in camp site are $5.00 per vehicle/per night, $5.00 per vehicle/ per night in the semi-developed camping area. Use of electricity is an additional charge of $5.00 per night.

Day Use Fees: $5.00 per vehicle/per day. Seasonal passes for $50.00 available.

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Location

Blackfoot Reservoir Campground is located in Idaho

Detail location of campground

Directions

From Soda Springs, Idaho, travel approximately 11 miles north on ID 34 and follow the signs to the campground.

Coordinates

42.84451621 N
111.60368418 W

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Good
  • Verizon
    Good
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Available

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

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3 Reviews

Mark & Kelly G.
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2022

Beautiful Campground

Easy access.  Lots of wildlife - birds, fox, mule deer, moose!  Beautiful, level, improved sites with electric hook-ups.  Pavilions over each picnic table.  Fire rings.  Vault toilets - very clean.  Dump station.  Water available.

Month of VisitSeptember
  • Review photo of Blackfoot Reservoir Campground by Mark & Kelly G., August 13, 2022
  • Review photo of Blackfoot Reservoir Campground by Mark & Kelly G., August 13, 2022
Kevin H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2022

Lovely setting really weak cell

Starlink works great. On high ground voice on cell works. Birds and occasional moose

Campground is all fcfs with drop box for payments. We paid $5 for dry camping. Random water faucets available , as is a dump station

Awesome views. Loved our stay

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Month of VisitJuly
  • Review photo of Blackfoot Reservoir Campground by Kevin H., June 11, 2022
  • Review photo of Blackfoot Reservoir Campground by Kevin H., June 11, 2022
  • Review photo of Blackfoot Reservoir Campground by Kevin H., June 11, 2022
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Reviewed Jun. 16, 2021

Beautiful

Drop a pin on your map in accordance to what the website says you’ll see signs when you’re close! Beautiful lake and good fishing. Only 15 with a trailer and electricity and water hookups.

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Month of VisitJuly
  • Review photo of Blackfoot Reservoir Campground by Lex W., June 16, 2021
  • Review photo of Blackfoot Reservoir Campground by Lex W., June 16, 2021
  • Review photo of Blackfoot Reservoir Campground by Lex W., June 16, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to camp at Blackfoot Reservoir Campground?

Camping at Blackfoot Reservoir Campground can starts at $10.00.

Are fires allowed at Blackfoot Reservoir Campground?

Yes, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, fires are allowed at Blackfoot Reservoir Campground, although make sure to check current fire restrictions in the area.

Does Blackfoot Reservoir Campground have wifi?

No, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, Blackfoot Reservoir Campground does not have wifi.

Is there cell phone reception at Blackfoot Reservoir Campground?

According to campers on TheDyrt.com, Verizon signal is good, AT&T is unknown, and T-Mobile is available.